Hibiscus Plants
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3 year old hibiscus too tall. Can it be pruned?

ptyner50 added on January 12, 2011 | Answered

I have a 3-year-old Hibiscus and it is getting too tall. Can it be pruned?

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Nikki
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Answered on January 13, 2011

Do not cut it back until spring if you plan on keeping it outdoors over winter. Then prune back by no more than 1/3 per season. This article will help:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/hibiscus/tips-for-pruning-hibiscus-plants-when-to-prune-hibiscus.htm

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